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    Gill Family Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship

    Key details

    Value
    2500
    Number Offered
    1

    About this scholarship

    About this scholarship

    Established in 2014, the Gill Family Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Scholarship is intended to assist students from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds.

    Application dates

    • Open: Monday, 28 May 2018
    • Close: Monday, 8 August 2018

    Scholarship type

    Equity

    Value

    • The scholarship is valued at $2,500, to be paid in one lump sum.
    • There is one scholarship available.

    Student type

    Current

    Eligibility

    This scholarship is open to applicants who meet all of the following criteria:

    • Citizenship: Australian
    • Target group: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
    • Campus: Melbourne or Ballarat
    • Course: enrolled in a Nursing and/or Midwifery degree

    Application process

    The following documents must be submitted with the application:

    • A written statement of approximately 200 words outlining:
      • how the Scholarship could financially support your studies
      • how your intended degree would potentially benefit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
    • Evidence of your contribution to community service and social justice
    • Evidence of financial need
    • Academic Transcript (current)
    • Resume

    Selection criteria

    Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria:

    • Written statement
    • Contribution to community service and social justice
    • Financial need

    Selection process

    Applications will be shortlisted by the Scholarships Office and a recipient selected by a selection committee comprised of the donor, a representative of the School of Nursing and Midwifery, and a representative from the Jim-baa-yer Indigenous Higher Education Unit.

    Applications close on 6 August 2018

    Eligibility

    • Female
    • Male